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CBS
Jan 30, 2010 7:30pm EST
market goes down with a steady stream of income. let america's number one annuity provider help you stay on course with guarantees for the if in life. get answers about annuities at metlife.com. >>> issue two. political potpourri. the obama state of the union. >> we have serious concerns over the recent steps the administration has taken regarding suspected terrorists. americans were shocked on christmas day to learn of the attempted bombing of a flight to detroit. this foreign terror suspect was given the same legal rights as a u.s. citizen and immediately  stopped providing critical intelligence. senator-elect scott brown has said, we should be spending taxpayer virginia governor bob mcdonnel, has a star been born? i ask you, pat? >> he won a very good victory, turned around virginia, but he looks to me, john, like a very young man, and this was a nice speech, but it wasn't on a presidential level, if you will. i think they ought to abolish the political answer to the state of the union because the president is chief of steet state and the idea of having somebody from the other p
CBS
Jan 23, 2010 7:30pm EST
protecting you if the market goes down with a steady stream of income. let america's number one annuity provider help you stay on course with guarantees for the if in life. get answers about annuities at metlife.com. >>> issue two. after-shocks in haiti. haiti suffered its worst earthquake in 200 years last week. a severe 7.3 richter scale shock. and this week, more after- shocks hit the hield. they measured 6.1, 4.9 and 4.8 open the richter. defense secretary robert gates stepped up the u.s. military effort. at least one clearing ship with crane was moved into to get haiti's port functioning. president obama appointed two former presidents bush and clinton to oversee the u.s. rescue effort. clinton and bush both made it clear what haiti needs most, namely cash. >> now, right now, all we need from people, if you can't be part of a medical team or a search and rescue team, we just need cash. >> i know a lot of people want to send blankets or water. just send your cash. >> president obama last week pledged funding to aid the haitian people. $100 million. and the rest of the international
CBS
Jan 17, 2010 11:30am EST
this, your hour of greatest need, america stands with you. i'm also announcing an immediate in million to support our relief efforts. >> the death toll is undergoing constant revision. it is now 50,000 and as low as 10,000. question, in addition to humanitarian reasons does the u.s. have a strategic interest in rebuilding haiti? pat buchanan? >> john, i don't think we can rebuild haiti. look, what happened here is this earthquake happened at the worst possible place it could in the hemisphere, almost in the world, in port-au-prince, a town of 2 million people where the building construction standards are very, very low, and these houses have pancaked onto people and the buildings have. they are in their tombs, quite frankly, and unfortunately a lot of them that could be saved here in america will not be saved there. john, i'm glad the president, quite frankly, put in the 82nd airborne and u.s. marine corps, because this brings out the best in people. a lot of folks going down there, and brings out the worst in a lot of people. as the battle for food and water and things like that break
CBS
Jan 3, 2010 11:30am EST
town hall meetings masquerading as the real america, when they were taken over by a minority of a minority, yelling and shouting a ab centis. >> and they were racist? >> oh, come on. that is absurd. >> monica. >> that was his best political theater, worst political theater? what political theater? i lost my train of thought. >> this was, yes, this was when the white house passed out those white lab coats to the doctors to use them as props to suggest that all doctors support obama care, when 80% oppose it. >> the whole story was exposed. the white house was passing out the white coats. mort. >> governor patterson sending caroline kennedy out to replace hillary clinton. is this what you call political hokey pokey and he puts his left foot in his mouth and his right foot in his mouth and he turns around. >> harry reid say opponents were like slave holders. okay, worst political scandal. >> i think it's that crowd of so-called scientists and hoaxers in england, who really put out all this false nonsense of global warming and sensors honest scientists bringing the truth, eleanor. >> r
CBS
Jan 9, 2010 7:30pm EST
, best can do fo >>> america's first line of defense is timely, accurate intelligence that is shared, integrated, analyzed, and acted upon quickly and effectively. that's what our intelligence community does every day. but unfortunately, that's not what happened in the lead up to christmas day. >> so says the president in his public statement thursday. in a private meeting on tuesday with 20 trusted top officials, he was more frank and angrier. "this was a screw up that could have been disastrous. we dodged a bullet but just barely." the stern words of the u.s. commander in chief were caused by quote unquote systemic failure, his language, that prevented officials from gaining the data to stop a christmas day al qaeda terrorist plot. a 23-year-old nigerian citizen named oumar if a huk abdul -- umar farouk abdulmutallab. he carried deadly explosives concealed in his underwear. the plane crossed the atlantic and in the approach to the detroit runway, abdulmutallab tried to detonate the bob, it failed. he was then overpowered by passengers. catastrophe was averted powerful enough to hav
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